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After market springs - too stiff?

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Jaimiecripps PCGB Member
2023/02/22 19:51:55 (permalink)

After market springs - too stiff?

Hi folks,
Had my 997.2 for nearly two years and love everything about it except the very stiff ride.  It has H&R springs which lowers the chassis by 30mm and although it looks sensational, I need to know if it is the reason I'm not gelling with the car on the 3rd-world roads of Wokingham. 
H&R are quality springs and there is no mention of them firming the ride, but I used to sell 997s and I don't remember them this stiff.  Maybe I'm just older, or it's the appalling roads, but as I have the original springs I'd like to be sure the £700 it'll cost to swap them will be money well spent.  I'd love to hear your feedback, but ideally, I'd love to be to go for a run in one of your 997s and compare directly.  This would be perfect and I'd be very grateful to anyone willing to help. 
I also have Porsche original Fuchs to complete the look, I fear the fantastic appearance may be lessened a little by raising the chassis back to original height so need to be certain I’ll get the benefit on the ride.
Thanks all.
post edited by Jaimiecripps - 2023/02/22 19:56:36

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Re: After market springs - too stiff? 2023/02/26 01:17:06 (permalink)
Hi - I’m in Burnham and have recently had a full damper refresh and kept my OE springs. I tried Tractive and they didn't gel with a 997.2 C2S. 

the ride quality is my primary interest and getting a DSC controller makes a lot of difference on a PASM car. 
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Re: After market springs - too stiff? 2023/02/26 09:15:35 (permalink)

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